Trade with China is also a topic on Capitol Hill. The Senate Ag Committee holding a hearing on the state of the livestock industry. It was a hearing from representatives throughout the livestock sector.
K-State researchers are placing casings containing accelerometers to measure the vibration of trailers that transport farm animals. They hope to learn more about how to reduce stress on animals during transportation.
Stress is a factor in most professions, but particularly for veterinarians and especially for those just beginning their careers. Here's what to look for, and what to do about it, as the profession responds.